Lisa Cam

Commissioning Editor at SCMP and Editor of Sands Style magazine, Lisa Cam enjoys reporting and editing all things about food, travel and anything in between. She also draws on years of banking experience to write business and financial articles. At the end of the day, she likes nothing more than kicking back to a good dose of true crime stories and cooking tried and true recipes from sticky old cookbooks.
Lisa Cam
Commissioning Editor at SCMP and Editor of Sands Style magazine, Lisa Cam enjoys reporting and editing all things about food, travel and anything in between. She also draws on years of banking experience to write business and financial articles. At the end of the day, she likes nothing more than kicking back to a good dose of true crime stories and cooking tried and true recipes from sticky old cookbooks.

Latest from Lisa Cam

Live like Downton Abbey’s Granthams in these 5 exclusive British homes

Among the hosts who can introduce you to these stately properties are James Middleton, the younger brother of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

13 Sep 2019 - 3:52PM

Among the hosts who can introduce you to these stately properties are James Middleton, the younger brother of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

Live like Downton Abbey’s Granthams in these 5 exclusive British homes
Craving authentic Thai street food? Sip Song in Repulse Bay will satisfy

The new beachside restaurant from Maximal Concepts has popped up at The Pulse and offers delectable dishes reminiscent of beloved Thai street food

4 Sep 2019 - 12:30PM

The new beachside restaurant from Maximal Concepts has popped up at The Pulse and offers delectable dishes reminiscent of beloved Thai street food

Craving authentic Thai street food? Sip Song in Repulse Bay will satisfy
Kakure: Central’s new hidden whisky bar that doubles as a Japanese sushi restaurant

Fresh sushi, teppanyaki and classic whisky are all served in a warm and welcome setting at the hidden Japanese food restaurant Kakure

3 Sep 2019 - 11:30AM

Fresh sushi, teppanyaki and classic whisky are all served in a warm and welcome setting at the hidden Japanese food restaurant Kakure

Kakure: Central’s new hidden whisky bar that doubles as a Japanese sushi restaurant
Sushi Zo: a serious dining experience for omakase lovers

Head chef Fumio Azumi serves up a whopping 18 dishes at Sushi Zo restaurant in Tai Kwun, which has the softest sushi in town

3 Sep 2019 - 10:15AM

Head chef Fumio Azumi serves up a whopping 18 dishes at Sushi Zo restaurant in Tai Kwun, which has the softest sushi in town

Sushi Zo: a serious dining experience for omakase lovers
At Bella Taipa in Macau, tuck into authentic Italian fare

Bella Taipa is under the command of Tuscan chef Jonathan Dominguez, who happens to be the first member of the Italian Chef Federation (F.I.C.) in Macau

3 Sep 2019 - 9:45AM

Bella Taipa is under the command of Tuscan chef Jonathan Dominguez, who happens to be the first member of the Italian Chef Federation (F.I.C.) in Macau

At Bella Taipa in Macau, tuck into authentic Italian fare
From vegan food to meditation: how wellness tourism is getting a luxury makeover in the Philippines

One of the country’s most famous luxury holistic wellness spas, The Farm at San Benito in Lipa, offers programmes supervised by licensed medical professionals, nutritionists, spa therapists, yoga teachers and fitness coaches

23 Aug 2019 - 2:00PM

One of the country’s most famous luxury holistic wellness spas, The Farm at San Benito in Lipa, offers programmes supervised by licensed medical professionals, nutritionists, spa therapists, yoga teachers and fitness coaches

From vegan food to meditation: how wellness tourism is getting a luxury makeover in the Philippines
‘We’ll take your money, but we’ll kick you out’ – Sushi Zo, where head chef Fumio Azumi wants only serious eaters

Michelin-starred Sushi Zo opens in Hong Kong and the head chef proclaims he only wants ‘serious sushi eaters’ at his establishment

21 Aug 2019 - 5:50PM

Michelin-starred Sushi Zo opens in Hong Kong and the head chef proclaims he only wants ‘serious sushi eaters’ at his establishment

‘We’ll take your money, but we’ll kick you out’ – Sushi Zo, where head chef Fumio Azumi wants only serious eaters
Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines or Qantas: Who has the best first class meal?

We take a peek at the exclusive food and wine menus offered by Cathay Pacific, Qantas and Singapore Airlines, including seasonal Asian dishes, cocktails and vintage wines

19 Aug 2019 - 2:07PM

We take a peek at the exclusive food and wine menus offered by Cathay Pacific, Qantas and Singapore Airlines, including seasonal Asian dishes, cocktails and vintage wines

Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines or Qantas: Who has the best first class meal?
What is century egg? 5 dishes that will get you hooked on the Chinese delicacy

If you’re curious but apprehensive about the Chinese delicacy, here are some delicious dishes to try without having to go all the way with a whole egg

30 Jul 2019 - 10:00AM

If you’re curious but apprehensive about the Chinese delicacy, here are some delicious dishes to try without having to go all the way with a whole egg

What is century egg? 5 dishes that will get you hooked on the Chinese delicacy
How Art Macao is inspiring 4 restaurants to create gourmet works of art

La Chine, the Golden Peacock, Portofino and Brasserie are among the restaurants at Sands Resorts Macao offering aesthetically pleasing menus

21 Jul 2019 - 2:00AM

La Chine, the Golden Peacock, Portofino and Brasserie are among the restaurants at Sands Resorts Macao offering aesthetically pleasing menus

How Art Macao is inspiring 4 restaurants to create gourmet works of art
Forget Milan: 6 places in Italy that are off the beaten tourist track

Whether you are drinking expensive Montalcino wine or soaking up echoes of a bygone era on the Amalfi Coast, Italy’s quieter attractions are not to be overlooked

17 Jul 2019 - 10:00AM

Whether you are drinking expensive Montalcino wine or soaking up echoes of a bygone era on the Amalfi Coast, Italy’s quieter attractions are not to be overlooked

Forget Milan: 6 places in Italy that are off the beaten tourist track
Inside Nove, a new dim sum restaurant that blends Cantonese cuisine and Chiu Chow flavours

The contemporary Chinese restaurant – interior designed by Albert Kwan – is where the teenage son of three-Michelin star chef Umberto Bombana is an apprentice dim sum chef

16 Jul 2019 - 10:10AM

The contemporary Chinese restaurant – interior designed by Albert Kwan – is where the teenage son of three-Michelin star chef Umberto Bombana is an apprentice dim sum chef

Inside Nove, a new dim sum restaurant that blends Cantonese cuisine and Chiu Chow flavours
Instagram this: 5 places to eat the most outrageous desserts in Hong Kong

If have a sweet tooth, here are some desserts that are a feast for the eyes – and the taste buds

3 Jul 2019 - 2:11PM

If have a sweet tooth, here are some desserts that are a feast for the eyes – and the taste buds

Instagram this: 5 places to eat the most outrageous desserts in Hong Kong
Review | We review InterContinental Hotel Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort off the southern tip of Vietnam, and it was an idyllic paradise

Serene location on the small Vietnamese island off the coast of Cambodia in the Gulf of Thailand has much to offer

3 Jul 2019 - 2:41PM

Serene location on the small Vietnamese island off the coast of Cambodia in the Gulf of Thailand has much to offer

We review InterContinental Hotel Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort off the southern tip of Vietnam, and it was an idyllic paradise
Sai Ying Pun’s The Pansodan delivers rare taste of Burma in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is famous for its variety of restaurants, but this new eatery helps fill the void for the underrepresented Asian cuisine

18 Jun 2019 - 10:45AM

Hong Kong is famous for its variety of restaurants, but this new eatery helps fill the void for the underrepresented Asian cuisine

Sai Ying Pun’s The Pansodan delivers rare taste of Burma in Hong Kong
Head to Chiu Chow restaurant Moon Lok for a glorious night at the Chinese opera

Dim sum and Chiu Chow dishes round off a visit to Hong Kong’s grand new theatre dedicated to traditional xiqu culture

18 Jun 2019 - 10:15AM

Dim sum and Chiu Chow dishes round off a visit to Hong Kong’s grand new theatre dedicated to traditional xiqu culture

Head to Chiu Chow restaurant Moon Lok for a glorious night at the Chinese opera
Cardamon Street walks the walk with fresh take on Indian fare and healthy dishes

Unpretentious SoHo eatery serves up fusion food that reinterprets dishes and offers cocktails with a sly subcontinental twist

17 Jun 2019 - 1:46PM

Unpretentious SoHo eatery serves up fusion food that reinterprets dishes and offers cocktails with a sly subcontinental twist

Cardamon Street walks the walk with fresh take on Indian fare and healthy dishes
15 reasons to love John Wick star Keanu Reeves

June 15 is ‘Cheer Up Keanu Day’, which is the perfect excuse to show our appreciation for the actor as we recall some of his most unforgettable film roles

15 Jun 2019 - 10:00AM

June 15 is ‘Cheer Up Keanu Day’, which is the perfect excuse to show our appreciation for the actor as we recall some of his most unforgettable film roles

15 reasons to love John Wick star Keanu Reeves
Luxury homes that Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon’s characters in Big Little Lies would love

Relive the 2017 Golden Globe-winning hit with Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney properties that you can dream about

14 Jun 2019 - 5:37AM

Relive the 2017 Golden Globe-winning hit with Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney properties that you can dream about

Luxury homes that Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon’s characters in Big Little Lies would love
Why actor Eddie Redmayne can’t wait to play wizard Newt Scamander in the third Fantastic Beast film

British star tells STYLE about immersing himself in his roles – including Oscar-winning turn in The Theory of Everything – at Shanghai launch of the Planet Omega exhibition

11 Jun 2019 - 12:00PM

British star tells STYLE about immersing himself in his roles – including Oscar-winning turn in The Theory of Everything – at Shanghai launch of the Planet Omega exhibition

Why actor Eddie Redmayne can’t wait to play wizard Newt Scamander in the third Fantastic Beast film
Kids' paradise: 6 luxury Asian family resorts to check into next school holidays

Fun-packed children’s clubs – even a purpose-built Kids Hotel – and day-long surprise activities for youngsters await in Bali, Thailand, the Philippines, Maldives and Vietnam

2 Jun 2019 - 10:00AM

Fun-packed children’s clubs – even a purpose-built Kids Hotel – and day-long surprise activities for youngsters await in Bali, Thailand, the Philippines, Maldives and Vietnam

Kids' paradise: 6 luxury Asian family resorts to check into next school holidays
Opinion | The Avengers may rock – but which is the worst film from the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

While many of the films, including Captain America: Civil War and Captain Marvel, may have sparkled at the box office, not all of them were gems

31 May 2019 - 3:54PM

While many of the films, including Captain America: Civil War and Captain Marvel, may have sparkled at the box office, not all of them were gems

The Avengers may rock – but which is the worst film from the Marvel Cinematic Universe?
Why Paul McCartney, Mariah Carey, Will Smith and Lionel Messi take holidays on Jumby Bay Island in Antigua

The stunning private island in Antigua, in the Caribbean, which is home to a luxurious resort, spa, villas and estate homes, is a popular destination for numerous celebrities

23 May 2019 - 10:00AM

The stunning private island in Antigua, in the Caribbean, which is home to a luxurious resort, spa, villas and estate homes, is a popular destination for numerous celebrities

Why Paul McCartney, Mariah Carey, Will Smith and Lionel Messi take holidays on Jumby Bay Island in Antigua
What you can expect to find when you sleep in David Beckham’s suite in The Londoner Macao

David Beckham has revealed details about new British-themed hotel which will have two floors dedicated to the football icon

23 May 2019 - 11:12AM

David Beckham has revealed details about new British-themed hotel which will have two floors dedicated to the football icon

What you can expect to find when you sleep in David Beckham’s suite in The Londoner Macao
How do Zuckerberg, Rihanna, Beyoncé and Jay Chou say thank you on Mother’s Day?

In between the mansions, the rich and famous have given some thoughtful gifts to the most important women in their lives

10 May 2019 - 2:00PM

In between the mansions, the rich and famous have given some thoughtful gifts to the most important women in their lives

How do Zuckerberg, Rihanna, Beyoncé and Jay Chou say thank you on Mother’s Day?
Where to eat imperial Chinese dishes fit for an emperor in Hong Kong

Six restaurants, from Man Wah at the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong to Crystal Jade Jiangnan, that serve up exquisite dishes meant for royalty

19 Apr 2019 - 1:00PM

Six restaurants, from Man Wah at the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong to Crystal Jade Jiangnan, that serve up exquisite dishes meant for royalty

Where to eat imperial Chinese dishes fit for an emperor in Hong Kong
Why are brands like Starbucks and Coca-Cola obsessed with recreating the cherry blossom flavour?

But what flavour is sakura? It is subtle, and there is a distinction between the flower and the leaf

12 Apr 2019 - 5:24PM

But what flavour is sakura? It is subtle, and there is a distinction between the flower and the leaf

Why are brands like Starbucks and Coca-Cola obsessed with recreating the cherry blossom flavour?
Stylish Sichuan food from Jing Alley – if you can take the heat

Dishes like the chilled Sichuan-style chicken with sesame and scallion are unapologetically fiery and flavourful

10 Apr 2019 - 12:30PM

Dishes like the chilled Sichuan-style chicken with sesame and scallion are unapologetically fiery and flavourful

Stylish Sichuan food from Jing Alley – if you can take the heat
Foie gras gets a Chinese twist with Hua Diao wine at Fortune Villa

Other reinterpreted classics include wok-fried shrimps with Chinese leeks in X.O. sauce

10 Apr 2019 - 11:15AM

Other reinterpreted classics include wok-fried shrimps with Chinese leeks in X.O. sauce

Foie gras gets a Chinese twist with Hua Diao wine at Fortune Villa
Dim sum lunch and a dose of nostalgia at The Chinese Library

Favourite dumplings include the black garlic siu mai and pan-fried turnip cake wrapped with Parma ham

10 Apr 2019 - 10:45AM

Favourite dumplings include the black garlic siu mai and pan-fried turnip cake wrapped with Parma ham

Dim sum lunch and a dose of nostalgia at The Chinese Library